Recommended Software for certain tasks

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Call me Mak or K, Mod Emeritus
Alright since this question is constantly asked i am making this a thread and i will add it to the index. I want input from you guys as well as to what to add.

Conversion of video files to different formats:

AutoGK, VirtualDub, AviSynth, DVD Decrypter, mEncoder, FFmpeg, Nero Vision, Convertxtodvd, WinAvi creator, Magic Video Converter | Any Video Converter | Super ©

GPU Converters

Badaboom | TMPGEnc | PowerDirector 7 <--- Nvidia

PowerDirector 7 <---- ATi

Video Codec Packages for video Playback
KLite | Vista Codec Pack | CCCP | AC3 Filter

Conversion of Audio Files to different formats:

EAC, LAME, FLAC, Foobar2000, Abcde

Playback of different format files:

VLC, GOM Player, Cyberlink PowerDVD, MPlayer, WMP, WinAmp, DivX, Windows Media Player Classic, Foobar (Audio), Media Monkey (audio), XMMS

Other Audio Applications used for various purposes:

Audacity, AudioGrabber, MP3Tag, Tag & Rename, Id3tag, Nero WavEditor, SonicStage, SonicAcid, Reasons, Fruity Loops, Pro Audio, db poweramp (Ripper)

Disk Formatting Tools
KillDisk, GParted, PowerMax, ERD Commander (If you can find it), Boot and Nuke (AKA DBan), Acronis Disk Director

ISO Burning Software
ImgBurn, CDBurnerXP, Nero, MagicISO, PowerISO, Alcohol 120%

LightScribe Software
nero | roxio | Lightscribe | acoustica | surething

Hard Drive Tools
SpinRite | SeaTools (ONLY if you have a Seagate Drive) | WD Data Lifeguard Tools (ONLY if you have a WD Drive) | HDD Regenerator

Boot Tools
EasyBCD | UBCD | SuperGRUB

There you have it. A nice list of apps to use for several different purposes. There are not listed in any order nor are they given in any preference. Will not tell you where to get them or how to use them. :p

Now give your feedback and add to the list in this topic here.
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